8 -9 Hoxton Square , London, N1 6NU
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Cafe con leche and cake.
Can't beat it.
I lament that it no longer exists in Islington nearly every weekend... luckily this one isn't that much further away.more
Let's say it's 11pm, you're in a Shoreditch bar drinking and some of your crowd are starting to bounce off the walls and talking about taxis to The Egg, or getting in the queue at 333 but you just don't feel like all that fun and nonsense tonight, you just want something quiet and easy... step in Macondo.
When everywhere else is losing their head around you, Macondo is a late-night oasis of...more
Great location : Check
Overpriced fodder : Check
Pretentious decor : Check
Seriously not a fan of Mecondo, a hot chocolate costs nearly as much as a glass of wine, that incidentally comes in a tumbler. I imagine the terribly middle - class owners though it would be a hoot to serve wine 'like a houseparty' in inappropriate glasses.
There are very comfy sofas and one of those amazing...more
I have a love/hate relationship with Macondo. This is mainly due to the fact that their cakes are marvelous, moist, and delicious but the portions are overzealous and the coffee is bland and watery. I do not usually fancy buying an overpriced coffee that does not even have the ability to taste like anything. I do still love the cakes though, and will just have to bring a partner in crime...more